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The Weir is “by far the most impressive socially distanced theater webcast I have seen… Irish Rep is now way out in front of every other company in America when it comes to marrying technical innovation with artistic quality.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal
What to Watch:
Playwright of The Weir, Conor McPherson, is the subject of one of our Meet the Makers episodes! Conor speaks with Irish Rep Artistic Director Charlotte Moore and Producing Director Ciarán O’Reilly about playwriting, creativity, coronavirus, and more.
Company Member and Cast Member of The Weir Sean Gormley recited part of his monologue from past productions as Finbar, as part of our online series, The Show Must Go Online!
What to Read:
Read this Q&A from 2017 by the NewStatesman with playwright Conor McPherson on the beginning of his artistry.
What to Listen to:
Conor McPherson’s The Weir is a haunting evocative evening you will never forget – so get in the mood with this eerie podcast by Richard MacLean Smith. He tells the story of the Cooneen ghost house of Ireland. Listeners – beware!
Set in a pub, The Weir incorporates many things that Irish are known for – pints of Guinness, storytelling, tales of the supernatural, and a great sense of humor. Play some traditional Irish pub tunes to help recreate an Irish pub in your own living room!
What to Eat and Drink:
Nothing more tasty and perfect to settle you into the Irish pub atmosphere than a pack of Tayto chips! These Cheese and Onion flavored chips- known as crisps in Ireland – are available at any and every pub across Ireland! Delicious with a pint of Guinness, lager, or nice cold glass of cola!
Want to watch on your TV?
We’ve made a step-by-step guide that may help: read the SmartTV Guide here.